Why we Love Bahia Mar
•Easily accessible Vilanculos destination with a very much people-planet conscience.
•Stylish choice of deluxe garden, beach suites, sea view or private suites to choose from.
•State of the art wellness centre and gym plus select retreats for mind and body wellness.
•So much to do: speedboat cruises, island dives, horse riding, water sports and more.
•Weddings and honeymoons, corporate events, family feasts and general vacations.
•Fresh seafood, organic vegetables, and mouth-watering desserts are just some of the tastes you will get to enjoy.
Choose Bahia Mar for a Personalised Holiday Experience in Vilanculos
Discover the ultimate eco-friendly Mozambique beach destination when you stay at the elegant Bahia Mar located on the edge of the azure waters of the palm-fringed shores of Vilanculos.
On your once in a lifetime trip to Mozambique, choose one of the best beach accommodation venues in Vilanculos, famous for its friendly people, flawless ambiance and stunning scenery. Visitors love the classy suites, good food, and excellent service that make Bahia Mar the ultimate beach holiday destination.
The minute you book a tailor-made travel package deal to Bahia Mar, you commit to decreasing your carbon footprint. The hotel is one of a few African destinations dedicated to sustainable tourism and environmental conservation.
Tourism has unique impacts on the environment, but this Mozambique destination is a Fair-Trade partner. Indeed, Vilanculos is the gateway to the incredible Bazaruto Archipelago – Mozambique’s only underwater National Park.
Stylish Boutique Accommodation at Bahia Mar
Enjoy quality individualised stye and comfort in a choice of varied accommodation at Hotel Bahia Mar. The garden suites take the cake, set in a lush grove of cashew trees where birds and wildlife hide. Cool off in your private splash pool or wander through the indigenous gardens to the seashore, where the locals anchor their charming dhows and land their catch.
Mix and match your lodgings depending on numbers and requirements: your choice of either a spacious, fully serviced sea view room, an elegant spacious beach suite, a private family unit (the Beach House) set apart from the others or the lap of luxury in the Presidential Suite made for good impressions and a real escape from it all.
Air conditioners, minibars, soft white linen, free Wi-Fi and hairdryers are standard extras. Private plunge pools, with surrounding sunbeds, verandas and indigenous gardens enhance your outdoor enjoyment and, of course, the magnificent Indian Ocean is right on your doorstep. Bahia Mar is a pearl and one of the best Mozambique lodges in Vilanculos.
Things to Do on a Unique Vilanculos Special Package Deal
Situated on an elevated plateau with panoramic views over the Bazaruto islands, the lodge, á la carte restaurant, infinity pool and bar, and fully equipped wellness centre and gymnasium offer the finest in pampering and indulgence. If you want to get out into the ocean, speak to Bahia Mar Vilanculos staff about their diving excursions, dhow and canoe safaris, wakeboarding, horse riding, tuk-tuk tours and more.
One of the best activities at the beach resort is a jetsetting speedboat trip into the Indian Ocean on board the luxurious speedboat, Mothassane. Race across the turquoise waters with the boat’s two powerful outboard motors to climb huge sand dunes, snorkel for hours at the famous Two-Mile Reef, throw a line for Marlin or simply sunbathe.
Vilanculos and the Bazaruto Islands offer some of the top ten rated scuba diving and snorkeling spots in the world. Enter an exquisite marine protected area, the Bazaruto Archipelago, home to magnificent white beaches and a wealth of untouched corals and marine wildlife.
Later, explore fine dining at local seafood restaurants around town, take in beautiful sights on the beach, visit the local market on a cultural guided tour or watch the sunset from the red dunes.
Honeymoon Spa Retreats and Gym Workouts at Bahia Mar
Pace yourself in the new high-end gym with a qualified trainer or get in touch with yourself in the Zen Meditation Garden- there is something for everyone at Bahia Mar Mozambique. Embrace the soul of essential oils at Bahia Mar Club Spa when you choose an aromatherapy in-house treatment.
Find couples’ bliss at Bahia Mar Hotel Mozambique in this heavenly honeymoon destination with complimentary massages for two. This is the romantic destination of choice, in Vilankulo, Inhambane province of Mozambique.
Visit the hotel’s a la carte restaurant and enjoy the birds and bees in the garden. Chefs use only the best organic and locally sourced ingredients so expect delicious and healthy culinary delights. Traditional prego rolls and fresh sandwiches lead on to fresh linefish of the day, grilled prawns and lobster in season!
Facilities at Bahia Mar
- Wellness centre & spa, state of the art gymnasium
- Restaurant, beach bar, business centre
- Meditation garden, swimming pool
Bahia Mar Activities
- Wake boarding and tubing
- Kite Surfing
- Stand Up Paddling
- Scuba Diving
- Free Diving
- Dhow trips to the Bazaruto Islands
- Boat trips
- Canoeing in the Govuro River
- Tuck Tuck Tours
- Wellness Centre
Getting to Bahia Mar Mozambique
Fly into Vilanculos International Airport to access Bahia Mar Resort with 2 flights daily from OR Tambo in Johannesburg. You can see the latest schedules for these flights on our comprehensive guide to Vilanculos here. The hotel also arranges free road transfers from the airport, but should you be self driving then directions are below.
- Head northwest from Vilanculos Airport and travel for approximately 2km
- Take the 1st right and then the first left, travel onwards for another 2km
- Continue straight onto Rua De Outubro – destination will be on the right
- GPS coordinates for Bahia Mar Club -21.972751, 35.311714
Do yourself a favour and book this place, you won’t regret it. The Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel. Also, the best time to see the Southern Right and Humpback whales is August and September so go then. Vilanculos is so remote and no one really knows about it, we found. The hotel is eco-friendly which pleased us a lot.